ACWWA Guidelines - Updating for Climate Change

The ACWWA project Incorporating Climate Resilience for Municipal Infrastructure into the Updates of Existing Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Design Guidelines is proceeding but has been impacted by COVID – 19. The status of the project is provided in a Stakeholder Notification dated May 20, 2020 that can be downloaded HERE.


The Knowledge Mobilization Plan created to facilitate the collection and dissemination of current information on climate change and guidelines development now includes the following documents:

  1. ACWWA Water Supply Guidelines, Draft 2, March 2020;

  2. ACWWA Wastewater Guidelines, Draft 2, March 2020;

  3. ACWWA Water Supply Guidelines, 2004;

  4. ACWWA Wastewater Guidelines, 2006; and

  5. Eight (8) Water/Wastewater Guidelines from other jurisdictions.


Downloads of the documents have been encouraging, and the files can be accessed by clicking HERE.